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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 239–243.
Published: 01 May 2005
... . Bloomington : Indiana UP , 1997 . —. “ Looking for Wonder Woman .” Artforum International 29 ( 1989 ): 100 - 103 . —. Mixed Company: Mythologies of Interracial Rape . New York : Routledge ( forthcoming , 2005 ). —. Sex, Class, and Culture . Bloomington : Indiana UP , 1978...
the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 7–15.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Lisa Lynn Biggar © 2016 Lisa Lynn Biggar 2016 Lisa Lynn Biggar You Gotta Wonder My boss at the pawnshop is out back smoking a cigarette when this brunette walks in, barefoot, wearing a bikini top and cut-off shorts. She don’t fill out neither of them, but she’s got a nice body anyways...
the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 9–10.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Chris Haven © 2013 Chris Haven 2013 Chris Haven Jonestown I kept wondering if it was an accident if they didn’t know what the purple held I kept wondering if the parents didn’t know what the children were drinking I kept...
the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 20–23.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... The pheromones came in tiny little vials. Faintly amber liquid. The CEO had gifted me a set. I tried the product only once and a man bought me a coffee at the Starbucks off campus. This terrified and thrilled me. I wondered whether it would be worse for the product to be real or snake oil. My ads always started...
the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 47–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... are still hooked to our chains. Rasmus walks over to me. He always unchains me first. He is warm. He’s already had breakfast, and there is frost in his beard. Maybe today he will slow down to spend time with me. I wonder if he will pause to touch my ears. I wonder if he will let me lick his...
the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 41–45.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and covers the table for sanitary purposes and crinkles when you sit on it and is cold if you have your pants off, but I sit in one of the two chairs and look at a Popular Mechanics magazine and wonder who reads this stuff? and wait for the doctor. To prepare myself, I glance over at the table...
the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 8–10.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... Satan did something with it, as an omen. Kim Jung Un. Sam, the only other patron at Town Diner, wonders out loud how something that s been with them for so long could suddenly be gone. Something that was part of their sky, their history. He wears a faded flannel shirt with a tiny rip at the elbow...
the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 49–60.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Ted McLoof © 2011 Ted McLoof 2011 Ted McLoof You’re a Handsome Devil, What’s Your Name? The woman across the street from Alex’s mother’s house wears curl- ers in her hair as she hangs billowy pale-blue sheets from a clothes- line in her yard. It’s five o’clock and Alex wonders why...
the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 5–12.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... And wondered how old she might be. Her gait still looked fresh with a quiet confidence in her tiny barefoot steps, something she rarely saw in older widows, at least here in Jelepara. Sarla looked down at the undulating hems of her own sari, bright red, gaudy pieces of decora- tive glass sewn...
the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 28–36.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of inviting discomfort back another day, with the repetition of a prayer. My mother s never been a religious person and I wonder, with no visions of heaven to cling to, how she s processing her cancer diagnosis that s rubbed her nose in her own mortality for the past two months. I want to ask her whether she...
the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 4–6.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the weather, and I wonder how smart it is for him to keep lifting all those weights since the combination of his anger and exag- gerated muscles makes me think he could rip his whole house to shreds over the tiniest of disagreements. Anyway. I like observing teachers, but most of all, I like observing you...
the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 24–37.
Published: 01 May 2012
... on the first of August. It was a quiet, unassuming service. No one had much to say. That’s why I didn’t go. After the divorce, I used to wonder what it would be like when one of my parents died. If the world of the living half would unhinge its jaws and finally consume the other. I wondered...
the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (99): 33–37.
Published: 01 November 2022
... like mine. I d looked for him in my face as it changed throughout my transition, but it wasn t until that moment at the bottom of his Instagram that I realized I could find him in smaller, less obvious places. I looked at my thumbs propped up on either side of my phone and wondered if we had those...
the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 32–40.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., tossing two bulk-sized sacks into the cart. I wonder what my mother thinks is wrong this time if she felt a flutter or a missing beat. She gathers grapefruits, Brussels sprouts, bananas. She swears by turmeric, handles the pieces of fresh ginger like they are something holy, and I suppose, to her...
the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 15–25.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Mana thought she was auditing him. They could be sitting in a restaurant or a coffee shop in one of those pauses when the conversation died, and Mana would start looking around at the other diners, wondering about their lives, and then glance back to find Ting quietly watching him. He’d...
the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 48–51.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... In the back of my mind wondering where my uncle is, it occurs to me I want my mother to be safe. I don’t want her to get hurt down here, swimming from room to room. Still keeping my distance from her, because I have always been stubborn, I remember how she once said abugadabugadah to me when she...
the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 87–100.
Published: 01 May 2009
... scathing indictment of late nineteenth-century British culture. I wonder how far we can push the comparison between Trollope’s novel and the kinds of arguments you’re making. What are your primary concerns? Anderson I would just say at the outset that my goal...
the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 133–148.
Published: 01 November 2006
... cultural studies. I remember wondering what that was. Patrick - his name was Patrick Hagopian - had the Open University reader for Stuart Hall's class. Williams Really? Was it a photocopied packet? Radway Yes, and I started reading it very carefully. Williams What year was that? Radway...
the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 18–20.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... My brother wrote a while back. He told me to sit down because he had really terrible news. Two of my daughter’s three children had been killed in a house fire. I sat stunned. I wondered how my daughter received the news in her cell. Did her hands shake like mine...
the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 49–59.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and left us there for the janitor to find. Then the driver would nod like it all made sense, one eye on the road, the other in the rearview appraising Roo s purple hair, the stick n poke tattoos and cigarette burns snaking the length of her arms, my braids going on twenty days without shampoo, wondering...